Unlocked minds, un-extincted species and more Science & Health in FTN Daily #104, Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Swaraj Tiwari

I can hear you now

A new device allows to understand basic responses by people who are otherwise unable to communicate. Kate Baggaley for Popular Science

The findings indicate that these people actually can communicate, with help from the right technology.

http://www.popsci.com/new-brain-computer-interface-helps-completely-paralyzed-people-communicate


Pedal to the Metal

Physicists from Harvard University have turned hydrogen into metal for the first time. Katherine Ellen Foley for World Economic Forum:

It proves a concept that was first predicted over 80 years ago by physicists who won the Nobel prize for their work.

http://www.popsci.com/new-brain-computer-interface-helps-completely-paralyzed-people-communicate


Baby, come back.

these 25 species are shortlisted to become de-extinct. Lindsay Dodgson for Business Insider

Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals “back” from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.

http://www.popsci.com/new-brain-computer-interface-helps-completely-paralyzed-people-communicate


Timing is everything

Why some days don’t seem to end and others pass quickly. Michael Flaherty for World Economic Forum:

No one is born with an innate understanding of time…

http://www.popsci.com/new-brain-computer-interface-helps-completely-paralyzed-people-communicate


If you’re happy you don’t know it

Why brains are bad for happiness. The Minds Journal Editorial for The Minds Journal:

They are always looking for a bigger purpose, a meaning and a pattern.

http://www.popsci.com/new-brain-computer-interface-helps-completely-paralyzed-people-communicate


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